It’s Important To Be Silly

It was 2019 and my cousin Debbie had come to stay with Kevin and I. It’s not uncommon for us to just fall into the most ridiculous, uncontrollable giggles! This was one of those times. Laughter is known to be good for physical and emotional health. When did you last have a good laugh? https://youtu.be/T4aizUmKCzw

Christmas Crafting

Would you like an idea for a simple crafting idea with a Christmas theme? Take a look at a video I made, in which I make a Christmas decoration. If you have a go at making this, please drop a line in the comments below to let me know how you got on.Here's the link... Continue Reading →

Christmas Joy

Are you feeling festive yet? Get into the Christmas mood with me. While I sing for vocal therapy; singing helps me combat the effects that Parkinson's Disease has on my speaking voice, I have been singing some festive favourites. If you like Christmas themed pop songs, folk songs and carols, then click on the links... Continue Reading →

Tracy & Claire’s Try-Challenge- Week1

DJ Claire from Radio Parkies and I are trying new Challenges every week throughout the lead up of Summer Try-Athlon on the 24th July The Summer Try-Athlon, organised by Sport Parkinson's will feature a wide range of activities designed to exercise the body and brain.The centrepiece of the day will be football tournaments – including... Continue Reading →

New Challenges

Each week myself and DJ Claire are setting ourselves new challenges on the lead up to the Sport Parkinson’s Summer Try-Athlon which will be held at Worcester Warriors' ground on Saturday July 24. This a unique event to inspire people with Parkinson's in the UK. This week Claire is going to a golf Driving range... Continue Reading →

Old Traditions Lovingly Carried On

Photo (and egg paint 😄) by Debbie Walker Recently I went on an annual family picnic which traditionally we have done for many, many years. As part of our tradition, we paint and roll hard boiled eggs down the hillside. As I grew up with this it's a 'normal activity' to me and I didn't... Continue Reading →

Scavenger Hunt

"Join the team and I as we enjoy a scavenger hunt and see our results in this video. If you have ever tried a scavenger hunt, we would love to hear all about it. Please feel free to tell us your story, in the comments below." - Tracy White. https://youtu.be/v8pvO3iMwEA

Focus on Joy

"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving within you; a joy."- Rumi. At Focused Friends, we believe fun and laughter are good for the soul. This is most certainly my own personal viewpoint, too. Make time in your day, to bring a smile to someone’s face. Be silly! Wear a... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑